Muscat: The number of Omani pensioners registered in the public sector’s pension funds in the Sultanate, including funds at the Civil Service, Diwan of Royal Court and Central Bank of Oman by the end of March 2020 stood at 202,186, including 118,126 males and 84,060 females, according to the latest data released by the National Centre for Statistics and Information (NCSI),
According to category of wages subject to contribution, the highest number of pensioners was in the wage category between OMR1,000 to less than OMR2,000, which stood at 61,318 pensioners, including 35,598 males and 25,720 females, comprising a decline of 0.1%, compared to February 2020.
The category between OMR700 to less than OMR800, stood at 37,837, including 15,673 males and 22,164 females.
The number of pensioners with wages from OMR800 to less than OMR900 declined by 2.9% to stand at 30,485 ,including 13,223 males and 17,262 females.
18,595 pensioners with wages ranging from OMR325 to less than OMR400, including 16,684 males and 1,911 females.
The number of pensioners with wages from OMR500 to less than OMR600 stood at 15,852, including 12,306 males and 3,546 females.
Those with wages from OMR600 to less than OMR700 stood at 20,820, including 12,198 males and 8,622 females, comprising a rise by 0.9%, compared to February 2020.
The number of pensioners with wages from OMR900 to less than OMR1000 stood at 7,089, including 3,933 males and 3,156 females, comprising a decline by 0.4%.
The number of pensioners with wages between OMR400 to less than OMR500 rose by 3.9% to stood at 5,051, including 4,589 males and 462 females.
On the wage category from OMR2,000 and above, the number of pensioners stood at 5,139, including 3,922 males and 1,217 females, comprising a rise by 1.4%.
By age category, pensioners between 35 and 39 years topped the list to stood at 53,894, followed by those between 30 and 34 years, reaching 45,995 pensioners. This was followed by those between 40 and 44 years and those between 45 and 49, reaching 39,579 and 20,354, respectively.
The number of pensioners between 25 and 29 years stood at 19,311, followed by pensioners between 50 and 54 years with 11,612, pensioners between 55 to 59 years stood at 7,518.
Those between 20 to 24 years stood at 3,053, followed by those between 60 and 64 years with 713, while the category of 65 years and above stood at 138
Those between 15 and 19 years were the lowest to stood at 19.